December 7, 2023

Ninth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme, Football for Friendship, has finished

F4F UPDATE The Ninth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme, Football for Friendship, has finished. 12-14-year-old girls and boys from over 200 countries took part in this season’s programme. Team Argali, represented by players from Aruba, Belize, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Mexico, were the winners of the final game of the championship. Gazprom’s International […]

Roberto Carlos exclusive: the Global Ambassador for Football for Friendship answers the questions of Young Participants from all over the world

Moscow, 27th May 2021): The former Brazilian international, three-time winner of the Champions League and Global Ambassador of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship (F4F), Roberto Carlos, spoke in an exclusive press conference with Young Players and Young Journalists about his life, his career and his support for F4F.   Roberto Carlos […]

Football for Friendship eWorld Championship: over 200 countries contest qualifying matches in mixed international teams

Moscow, 26th May 2021): On 24th and 25th May, the participants of the 2021 Football for Friendship eWorld Championship from over 200 countries contested their qualifying matches in 32 teams organised into eight groups. The semi-final and final will take place on 29th May. The Championship is one of the highlights of this year’s Ninth […]

Football for Friendship organises International Friendship Camp: children from all over the world discuss the Nine Values of the programme

Moscow, 24th May 2021): Over two weeks, the Young Participants of the Ninth Season of Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship (F4F), met online in the International Friendship Camp where they took part in various workshops on the topics of sport and social cooperation.  The overall theme of the camp was “Uniting friends […]

A brief history of structural engineering

Structural engineers indeed play a crucial role in society. On the façade, it might seem that structural engineers are just professionals whose only job is to do a series of mathematical calculations about the strength and resiliency of a built structure, but it’s more than just that. In New Jersey, structural engineers are reliable professionals whose […]

St Patrick’s Day parades

St Patrick’s Day: around the world in 10 parades From The Irish Times From Montserrat to Moscow, Ireland’s national day celebrated far and wide PARIS March 17th, 1pm The first official St Patrick’s Day parade in the French capital will leave from the Irish Cultural Centre and will follow a route through the Latin Quarter […]

US: Cohen attacks Trump over WikiLeaks, calls him ‘Racist’ and ‘Con Man’

From Newsmax President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that Trump is a “racist,” a “con man” and a “cheat” who knew in advance about a release of emails by the WikiLeaks website aimed at hurting his 2016 Democratic presidential rival. Cohen, Trump’s onetime “fixer,” said Trump directed […]

Russia in Africa: Is it becoming a key player?

By Kumar Malhotra From BBC Russia’s recent activities in Sudan and the Central African Republic have been the subject of intense speculation. That’s because along with renewed economic ties, private Russian military contractors are reported to have been active in both countries. This is particularly sensitive in Sudan, where there have been widespread, often violent […]

OPINION: The Man who thinks he is GOD

By Jolly Green Vladimir [Rambo] Putin some may consider a false idol. A Russian with a nasty past, presenting an ugly future for the world. He thinks he is God and in Russia, he chooses who will work and who will not, who will get rich and who will stay poor, who will go to […]

Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V has abdicated after just two years on the throne

AP From Business Insider Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V has abdicated. In a move that took Malaysia by surprise, the king stepped down on Sunday after just two years on the throne. The palace said that the 49-year-old ruler had resigned as Malaysia’s 15th king with immediate effect. No reason was given in for what […]